|Rag Radio 03-30-2010 / Author and former Yippie Jonah Raskin - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
-A conversation with Jonah Raskin about the California Marijuana Initiative, Sixties activism, and much more. Raskin is an activist and educator, the author of a dozen books, the former Minister of Information for the Yippies and member of SDS, and is a regular contributor to The Rag Blog. He teaches media law at Sonoma State University in northern California. Also participating: Mariann Wizard. Host and producer: Thorne Dreyer...
Keywords: -Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Jonah Raskin, Mariann Wizard, California Marijuana Initiative, Yippies, SDS, Sixties, Activists, Authors, Educators, The Rag Blog
|Rag Radio 2011-10-07 - Activist/Journalist Jonah Raskin, Author of 'Marijuanaland' - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Jonah Raskin has written about cannabis politics and culture since the 1970s. His latest book is Marijuanaland: Dispatches from an American War. Set in California's Emerald Triangle during the unsuccessful Prop. 19 campaign to legalize some marijuana possession, the book looks at marijuana-influenced culture, politics, economics, medicine, and law. Raskin has authored 12 books, including biographies of Allen Ginsberg, Abbie Hoffman, and Jack London, and he created the story and characters for th...
Keywords: Thorne Dreyer; Rag Radio; Jonah Raskin; Marijuana, Drug Laws, Authors, Journalists, The Rag Blog
|Rag Radio 2015-02-06 - Cultural Critic Jonah Raskin, Author of 'A Terrible Beauty: The Wilderness of American Literature' - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Cultural Critic, media scholar, activist, and Rag Blog contributing editor Jonah Raskin is Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio. We discuss his latest book, “A Terrible Beauty: The Wilderness of American Literature.” Jim Retherford writes in The Rag Blog (http://www.theragblog.com/james-retherford-literature-wild-things/) that Raskin looks at the “forest of books before and after Thoreau from the perspective of the contemporary environment crisis and offers insights into the uniquely Ameri...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Jonah Raskin; Cultural Criticism; A Terrible Beauty; Sixties Activists; American Literature; Environmental Crisis